NYU Black Renaissance Noire Volume 18 Issue 1 - Winter 2018 - Page 110

visual arts Foad Satterfield m Meadowlands #1, 2012 Acrylic on paper 32” by 42” r Meadowlands #2, 2012 Acrylic on paper 18” by 20” m Epic J L Diptych, 2017 60” by 192” m Lillie Panel Diptych, 2017 48” by 100” It was through my solo endeavors in my personal work space that I learned that making paintings is an ever-unfolding and expansive process, one that offers infinite possibilities for self-expression and limitless visual inventions. Throughout the years, I have explored and incorporated ontological issues in my works and have been particularly drawn to the profundity and spiritual qualities of nature. I find that by just being still, quietly absorbing what I see, and looking lovingly into what is real, exquisite patterns and relationships of textures, colors, shapes, and planes jump out at me. It is in those moments that the substra Hو]\x&\[X]B[\^[\ۛX]]HY[H]X[YYK^H^\Y[X[\^BوXZ[Hٙ\[ۘ[\\Y[[ NM[H[Z]Y^\[œZ[[[\X\YHY[[[Y\][K[YܛXK